Dublin: History You Can Touch

My wife and I recently took a trip to Ireland. There are so many aspects of this wonderful country that strike the visitor. But perhaps chief among them is the history, both ancient and modern, in which Ireland is steeped. … and you thought Jesus Christ was the only one who rose on Easter One-hundredContinue reading “Dublin: History You Can Touch”

Rolling Rock©: The Official Beer of Easter Morning

Happy Easter!     DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a stingContinue reading “Rolling Rock©: The Official Beer of Easter Morning”

Good Friday: Lord Of The Dance

The Lord of the Dance I danced on the Sabbath and I cured the lame The holy people said it was a shame! They whipped they stripped they hung me high And they left me there on a cross to die! I danced on a Friday when the sky turned black It’s hard to danceContinue reading “Good Friday: Lord Of The Dance”

Venezuelan protests: Trump administration is sucking the air out of world news

This is Holy Week, the last week of Lent, which actually ends today, leading up to Easter. When I was in grade school we used to get a vacation from Thursday to Tuesday. These days, with spring breaks included in most school calendars,  the days off for Easter are limited to Good Friday and, inContinue reading “Venezuelan protests: Trump administration is sucking the air out of world news”

Tweets From Good Friday

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Tweets From Good Friday”

Confessions of a Beer Heathen, a Hop Heretic, a Lager Lightweight

Here in Montreal the long cold winter may, just may, have loosened its dreadful grip on the city. While not as snow-laden as others in the north-east had to endure, our winter was particularly cold. Some would have you believe that cold is the way to go, as it does not require shoveling and causesContinue reading “Confessions of a Beer Heathen, a Hop Heretic, a Lager Lightweight”

Happy Easter!

Happy Oyster Easter – damn spell check! DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Happy Easter!”

Booby-Trapped Tea Cups

Welcome to Holy Week, the lead-up to Easter and the end of Lent. Good Catholic lad that I am I always give up coffee for lent. It doesn’t do anything spiritually for me, just gives me some ammunition to look down on others with disdain. Until, that is, I run into someone who has givenContinue reading “Booby-Trapped Tea Cups”

Happy Easter Monday

Today is Easter Monday, not a Holy day, and not necessarily a holiday either. While most seem to agree that Good Friday is both a Holy- and holi-day, Easter Monday is a bit of a mishmash in terms of what’s open and what’s closed, who works and who doesn’t and what schedule public transit takes.Continue reading “Happy Easter Monday”

Happy Easter; two takes on rolling away the stone

Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?” But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away -Mark 16:2-4 Roll away the stone Dont leave me here alone Resurrect me and protect me Don’t leave me laying here What will they doContinue reading “Happy Easter; two takes on rolling away the stone”